2020 didn't kick off well for some Google Photo users as yet another breach occurs.
The NAGARA Internship Program provides a $1,500 stipend to each of two students enrolled in archival and/or records management graduate programs. The internships will occur during the Summer of 2020 at one of two locations: ~ Greene County Records Center and...
A High-Level Visual of the Schrems II JudgmentMost likely, privacy pros will need to have conversations with non-privacy business colleagues in their company regarding the impact of Schrems II as data transfers are at risk. While there is still...
by Megan Smalley Data privacy enforcement is becoming a top risk that companies must consider as part of their enterprise risk management frameworks. Ever since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) passed in May 2018, more data protection...
The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make health care better, safer, and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the system is an unholy mess: Inside a digital revolution gone wrong. A joint investigation by Fortune and Kaiser Health News.
This news is not new news to those who attend hacker cons, but it is important for car makers and auto suppliers to take cyber security seriously. Check out the article here or at the source.
Check out this link to view the infographic and learn more about Brazil's LGPD.
Vital Records Control (VRC) recognizes the pandemic due to COVID-19 is rapidly changing how we work and learn.  As many of the conferences and seminars postpone or cancel due to the pandemic, we wish to offer a solution.  I...
Special thank you to Chuck Sowers, President of DHS Worldwide, and his team for putting this webinar together. Note, this webinar is especially helpful if you are using their Total Recall software. Check out this link here.
THE MER CONFERENCE WELCOMES THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED RECORDS MANAGERS (ICRM)One of the most valuable of the professional credentials in the Information Governance (IG) profession is that of the CRM (Certified Records Manager) and Certified Records Analyst (CRA). For...
Albany, NY, ICRM Business Office, September 1, 2020 - The Institute is launching Online Testing September 1. Candidates can now take exams through proctored online testing in the comfort and safety of their own environments, whether home or office. In...
The ISO Standard for Information Governance (ISO/DIS 24143) has entered the Enquiry stage, which is one stage before approval and two stages prior to publication.
A new Information Governance Reference Model Diagram (IGRM) has been released for public comment. Comments will be received and considered until July 9, 2021 and be the only official IGRM diagram on December 1, 2021. Please send your comments...
December 17, 2020 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its 2016-2017 HIPAA Audits Industry Report that reviewed selected health care entities and business associates for compliance with certain provisions...
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In an update to its 2014 information governance guide, the Sedona Conference advises organizations to be unified in how to govern information to better protect themselves against risks and runaway costs.
The fine was 5.7 Million USD. TikTok states in the article privacy is important, but it seems like they went the ask for forgiveness versus permission route. Nice to see COPPA be used and the FTC...
by Dr. Patricia C. Franks, San Jose State University’s iSchool Introduction Although some of us have worked 100% online for years, others were forced into doing the same by the recent (and on-going) Coronavirus pandemic.  Many employees, who had fortunately already...
by Damian Alderson If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything it is that certain workflows and workplaces can, with a couple of tweaks and adjustments, reach optimal levels of performance even when an entire workforce is working remotely. Many physical...
Firefighters' report: Wooden ceiling rated to resist blaze for an hour